adjective, cra·zi·er, cra·zi·est.
noun, plural cra·zies.
- crazy about, be,
- crazy bone,
- crazy eights,
- crazy golf,
- crazy horse
- Slang.with great enthusiasm or energy; to an extreme: We shopped like crazy and bought all our Christmas gifts in one afternoon.
- with great speed or recklessness: He drives like crazy once he's out on the highway.
Origin of crazy
Examples from the Web for craziest
“This was by far the craziest and most memorable year of my life,” she says.Porn Stars on the Year in Porn: Drone Erotica, Belle Knox, and Wild Sex|Aurora Snow|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But his planned attempt to walk over Chicago while blindfolded may be the craziest yet.Nik Wallenda’s Blindfolded Tightrope Caper: Defying Death Over The Chicago River|Jacqui Goddard|November 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The craziest of all was Rand Paul, who faulted those who were saying Ebola is not easy to catch.
Here, he pits the craziest GoPro footage against his own, which is noticeably less extreme.Viral Video of the Day: How People Really Use Their GoPro|Alex Chancey|October 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The craziest thing I did was that I had to steal an ostrich egg from an ostrich farm that was close to Mexico.How 'The Mindy Project' Star Adam Pally Became Hollywood's Go-To 'Bro'|Kevin Fallon|August 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Why, my dear Lafayette, it is the craziest scheme I ever heard of!Lafayette, We Come!|Rupert S. Holland
I think, returned Myron deliberately, that its one of the craziest schemes I ever heard of.Full-Back Foster|Ralph Henry Barbour
Then he raced back again, and so returned to the shore—alternating in his rushes in the craziest possible way.The Girls of Central High in Camp|Gertrude W. Morrison
Well, thats the craziest way of telling time I ever heard of!Four Afloat|Ralph Henry Barbour
I want to say that it is about the craziest system that was ever conceived in the brain of man.Industrial Conspiracies|Clarence S. Darrow
adjective -zier or -ziest
noun plural crazies
1570s, "diseased, sickly," from craze + -y (2). Meaning "full of cracks or flaws" is from 1580s; that of "of unsound mind, or behaving as so" is from 1610s. Jazz slang sense "cool, exciting" attested by 1927. To drive (someone) crazy is attested by 1873. Phrase crazy like a fox recorded from 1935. Crazy Horse, Teton Lakhota (Siouan) war leader (d.1877) translates thašuka witko, literally "his horse is crazy."
In addition to the idioms beginning with crazy
- crazy about, be
- crazy like a fox
- drive someone crazy
- like crazy